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Definition of "commences" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of commence. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "commences" in a sentence
  • "The officer is allowed his salary from that date, upon the principle that the commission is a grant of the office, and the title commences with the date of the grant."
  • ""The term commences next week," explained my father."
  • "No date has been set for the appeal, but it is expected to be heard when the Supreme Court of Appeal's third term commences in"